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444 lending teams in the "Events" category
  • Celso and Laura's Wedding

    Celso and Laura's Wedding

    17 members have lent $8,225 in 262 loans
    Orange County, California Category: Events Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead
  • TEDxOttawa

    TEDxOttawa

    42 members have lent $8,100 in 309 loans
    Ottawa, ON, Canada Category: Events Team since: Oct, 2009
    We loan because: Because it helps people lift themselves out of poverty.
  • Capital to the Coast 2011

    Capital to the Coast 2011

    43 members have lent $7,650 in 280 loans
    Ottawa to Halifax Category: Events Team since: Mar, 2011
    We loan because: We want to make a difference, and believe that micro-loans are a great way to empower people and reduce poverty worldwide.
  • Ulriken 2. juli 2011

    Ulriken 2. juli 2011

    22 members have lent $7,450 in 215 loans
    Bergen, Norge Category: Events Team since: Apr, 2011
    We loan because: Vi ønsker å bidra til bærekraftig utvikling og fattigdomsbekjempelse.
    We want to contribute to sustainable development and poverty reduction
  • FILM

    FILM

    36 members have lent $7,275 in 278 loans
    USA Category: Events Team since: Aug, 2008
    We loan because: We loan because we want to unite, uplift, create, change, challenge and explore.
  • Hittle Holiday Team

    Hittle Holiday Team

    12 members have lent $7,050 in 106 loans
    Category: Events Team since: Nov, 2011
    We loan because: We have enough and we want to share our good fortune with those who struggle to feed their families and make a living.
  • Tracey & Kamran

    Tracey & Kamran

    19 members have lent $7,050 in 247 loans
    California Category: Events Team since: Feb, 2009
    We loan because: We believe everyone in the world should be given the chance to have a bettter life.
  • David & Anjali's Wedding Team

    David & Anjali's Wedding Team

    32 members have lent $7,025 in 251 loans
    San Francisco Category: Events Team since: May, 2009
    We loan because: it is a great way to invest in the dreams of others.
  • 40YearsStartUp (Ariel Arrieta's Birthday)

    40YearsStartUp (Ariel Arrieta's Birthday)

    48 members have lent $6,875 in 259 loans
    Buenos Aires Category: Events Team since: Jan, 2013
    We loan because: 40YearsStartUp : We are celebrating the Ariel's birthday and we want to help others entrepreneurs
    We are entrepreneurs so we want to support others around the world, and give them the opportunity to…